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The Intelligent Fool

Your IQ does not measure your wisdom, just your intelligence. Reprove a wise man, and he will love you. Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be still wiser. Teach a righteous man, and he will increase his … Continue reading

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Nothing Shall Separate Us from the Love of God

Today my father-in-law’s “Verse of the Day” talked about Romans 8:38-39, which says that Paul was convinced that no created thing and no trial (nor a bunch of other things) can separate us from the love of God which is … Continue reading

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Questions About Salvation

This is an email I wrote this morning. I think it’s anonymous enough to post publicly. 1. What does “saved” mean to me? “Saved” is a big word that means different things in different context. In Romans 5:9-10 for example, … Continue reading

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The “Easy” Part of the Christian Walk (Continued)

I sent an email today talking about the basics of walking with Christ and of dealing with weakness. I thought it was worth sharing with you. Any of you that are mature in Christ, no matter what your background, will … Continue reading

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God’s Righteousness

I was quoted last night. One of the elders told the church here that I had said that we should not pursue righteousness. Everyone was nodding. No one minded. Let me tell you why. There is a useless righteousness. The … Continue reading

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Behavior Is Better Than Belief

Today, I just have some points for you to consider: After 300 years of church history, the Council of Nicea still found only a paragraph’s worth of doctrine important enough to encapsulate in a creed. The foundation of God, according … Continue reading

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Pleading for Sin and Pleading for Righteousness

A friend mentioned I hadn’t posted in nearly a month. I’ve been working on my book about the Council of Nicea. 10 chapters done, 1 chapter to write, and 9 to edit. I also have to edit the glossaries. I … Continue reading

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What Are the Implications of an Old Earth for Christians?

I really love our God, and I believe he’s way stronger than our ideas. He can take care of us even while we enjoy searching out the truth. Those who seek find. He doesn’t give snakes to children who ask for eggs. Let us not be “ye of little faith,” but let us address him as Father and trust him as children. Continue reading

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Final Judgments and False Gospels: A Comment

If Jesus changes our lives, then Christians are holier than non-Christians. We are better than non-Christians, and they need to know that. The lost need some idea that Jesus has the power to help them!!! Continue reading

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Practical, Visible Christianity

Almost all the doctrine we argue is theoretical and cannot be tested. There is nothing practical about our doctrines; there are no ways to see whether they work. Continue reading

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